Hilgenberg Family History

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Hilgenberg Name Meaning

North German: probably a habitational name from an unidentified place named with Middle Low German hilge(n) ‘holy’ (inflected form of hillich) + berg ‘mountain’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Hilgendorf, Falkenberg, Kallenberg, Eichenberg, Eisenberg, Heiberg

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Hilgenberg Family Origin

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Hilgenberg Family Occupations

What did your Hilgenberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hilgenberg. 11% of Hilgenberg men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Hilgenberg women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hilgenberg were Truck Driver and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
  • Waitress
  • Assistant Ninning Room Girl
  • Bookkeeper

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Hilgenberg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hilgenberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hilgenberg census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 577 immigration records available for the last name Hilgenberg. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 836 military records available for the last name Hilgenberg. For the veterans among your Hilgenberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hilgenberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Hilgenberg lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Hilgenberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Hilgenberg in 1960 was 60, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hilgenberg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hilgenberg ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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